Horrifying video captured the second a zookeeper in Mexico was mauled by a tiger throughout feeding time – earlier than being rushed to a hospital, the place he reportedly died of a coronary heart assault.
Jose de Jesus, 23, screamed in agony because the tiger bit his hand after he tried to pet the large cat on the zoo in Periban, western Mexico, graphic footage published by the Mirror Wednesday reveals.
De Jesus was rushed to a hospital, the place he refused to permit medical doctors to amputate his badly mangled hand earlier than dying of a coronary heart assault, in keeping with the outlet.
The animal’s proprietor reportedly launched the ugly footage to point out that the employee was at fault for the assault. The proprietor additionally stated he had paid the sufferer’s medical payments, the Mirror reported.
Officers have been trying into whether or not the proprietor, who additionally reportedly has a lion and a crocodile on the zoo, had permission from the Ministry of the Setting and Pure Sources to maintain the animals there, the outlet stated.